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New Canadian rocket company signs testing agreement

STRATHROY, Ont. and LAS CRUCES, N.M. — C6 Launch Systems, a new Canadian player in the satellite launch space, has signed an agreement with Spaceport America to use the Las Cruces, N.M.-based company’s vertical launch sites facilities for testing operations and activities, the two companies announced Tuesday. C6 Launch Systems builds rockets designed to launch small satellites (up to 30 kg), and its launch vehicle is purpose-built for a high-cadence, low-cost orbital launch program, says the press release announcing the agreement between the two companies. Over a six-week period, starting in January 2021, the Canadian rocket company will install a...